Celebrate literature through fashion while spreading the joy of reading —especially to those without access to books.

Out of Print is a literary lifestyle brand that features iconic book covers on apparel, accessories and home/office goods.

Significantly for Black History Month, Out of Print has licensed the following titles and created items to celebrate the annual observance.

– I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

– Invisible Man

– Mind of My Mind

– Native Son

– Song of Solomon

– The Color Purple

– Their Eyes Were Watching God

Also, Out of Print has a ‘one-for-one’ charitable segment, where they gift one book per purchase to Books for Africa.

Take a look at the shirts and other products at  Out of Print.


Out of Print, a one-for-one literary brand that celebrates the world’s greatest stories through fashion apparel, accessories/jewelry, children’s goods, home and office, lifestyle and technology gifts. The brand’s mission: for each product sold, one book is donated to Books for Africa. To date, Out of Print has donated one million books to communities in 22 countries. Out of Print was founded by lifelong friends Todd Lawton and Jeff LeBlanc in 2010.

Out of Print’s mission is to celebrate literature through fashion while spreading the joy of reading – – especially to those without access to books. By unearthing and licensing iconic book cover art to tell a story on fashion and lifestyle merchandise, Out of Print has developed a passionate following online and in stores across 80 countries. Celebrity fans include James Franco, Leighton Meester, Emma Watson and Dax Shepard. Over 700 retailers carry the brand, including Urban Outfitters, J. Crew, ModCloth, and independent bookstores such as The Strand (New York, NY) and Powell’s Books (Portland, OR).